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The last session of the Circus project at the Jatobazinho school in Brazil has now been held The last session of the Circus project at the Jatobazinho school in Brazil has now been held

Using the circus as a tool for development

The Jatobazinho school uses a circus-like discipline, among other tools, to bring about the physical and emotional balance and social well-being of the children who live at this center. Throughout 2019 children and young people were given the chance to have fun and learn about values thanks to the Circus project, taught by teachers from the Physical Education course at the UFM/Campus do Pantanal.

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How to give back to the community part of what you have received How to give back to the community part of what you have received

Escaping poverty is possible

In Huachipa there are few opportunities. Yet, thanks to the Spanish NGO CESAL, young people there have created their own businesses, carved out a professional future for themselves and want to help see to it that others follow in their wake. This is the case of Noelia Sandoval.

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The Bottom Line project trains leaders that work to improve our world The Bottom Line project trains leaders that work to improve our world

Kulsum's fight against climate change

At 19 years old Kulsum Rifa is one of the most promising young activists fighting climate change. This young activist's story might have been very different if she had not received the support of the American organization Bottom Line.

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The Vivero and Finca Bosque Verde program welcomes our volunteers The Vivero and Finca Bosque Verde program welcomes our volunteers

Community well-being in all areas

Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, is 113 kilometers away from Ciudad Camoapa. This is the distance Fundación MAPFRE volunteers traveled in order to visit the Hogar Luceros de Amanecer facilities which cater for children from families in need and in order to take part in the Vivero and Finca Bosque Verde program.

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The Liga Solidaria association provides life-changing experiences for children in Brazil The Liga Solidaria association provides life-changing experiences for children in Brazil

Training, knowing, living

Learning to be, learning to know, learning to do, and learning to live together. These are the four educational pillars of the UNESCO. This program of activities for children and young people run by the Brazilian Liga Solidaria association has taken to heart this declaration of intent and organizes transformational workshops.

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The Con los pies en la tierra (Feet firmly on the ground) training program offers students the chance to escape from poverty The Con los pies en la tierra (Feet firmly on the ground) training program offers students the chance to escape from poverty

Learning to live off the land in Argentina

In the midst of the country's food crisis, the Jesús y María de Tres Isletas community center offers training to become a horticultural worker. Whether a person plans to produce food for personal consumption or in order to access employment, agricultural production is always a safe bet in Argentina.

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Together we can help people with intellectual disabilities find work at the same pace as others Together we can help people with intellectual disabilities find work at the same pace as others

Explore your path to employment

Best Buddies International works towards establishing one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual disabilities. And we are supporting them. The Best Buddies Explore Your Path to Employment initiative has landed in MAPFRE USA.

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Fundación MAPFRE Philippines volunteers support the Seeds of Hope project Fundación MAPFRE Philippines volunteers support the Seeds of Hope project

When the time comes to help, we are not alone

When it comes to helping others, all helping hands are welcome. Our volunteers from the Philippines have taken part in several activities at the Eugenia Ravasco Day Care Center by supporting the efforts of this organization to ensure that children from Panareque have a better future ahead of them.

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Thanks to the work of the Fundación Juanfe, 150 teenage mothers from Cartagena de Indias have taken ownership of their own lives Thanks to the work of the Fundación Juanfe, 150 teenage mothers from Cartagena de Indias have taken ownership of their own lives

A brighter future for teenage mothers in Colombia

Pregnant in adolescence and with very little education and scarce resources is the harsh reality for a majority of young Colombian women. At Fundación Juanfe they work to help them escape the cycle of violence and marginalisation in which they are living and help make their dreams of a better future come true.

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The Asociación Pan y amor made the stories come true in the day that commemorated the day of the book The Asociación Pan y amor made the stories come true in the day that commemorated the day of the book

How Many Tales Can You Tell

Reading opens up new worlds to us and helps us to develop our imaginations. The Asociación Pan y amor has made many fairy tales come true during an event to commemorate book day which entertained children and adults alike.

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Asociación Manabí offers a future in the neighborhoods of zone 7 of Guatemala City through its training courses Asociación Manabí offers a future in the neighborhoods of zone 7 of Guatemala City through its training courses

Not merely training

The Asociación Manabí works to train people from the zone 7 neighborhoods of Guatemala City in entrepreneurship and to be Geriatric nursing assistants, the majority of whom are women. In a meeting held with all those taking part in the course, we got to hear first hand what the experience has been like for them and how they have changed their lives.

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A day at the Fundación Real Madrid social sports school in Niteroi (Brazil) A day at the Fundación Real Madrid social sports school in Niteroi (Brazil)

Sports that promote integration

MAPFRE Brasil managers took part in recreational and educational activities at the social sports school in Niteroi, Brazil, to help reinforce the work carried out there with the goal of distancing children and young people from the marginalization of the streets.

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JUANFE, 2nd TELVA International Solidarity Award 2016 JUANFE, 2nd TELVA International Solidarity Award 2016

JUANFE, 2nd TELVA International Solidarity Award 2016

The Juan Felipe Gómez Escobar (Juanfe) Foundation receives the 2nd TELVA Solidarity Award 2016 in the international category for the project that takes place in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) through which teenage mothers living in extreme poverty are supported to improve their living conditions.

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Third Edition of the Storytelling Contest’s Awards Third Edition of the Storytelling Contest’s Awards

Third Edition of the Storytelling Contest’s Awards

After the election of the winners of the Third Edition of the Storytelling Contest, The Future in Our Hands, award ceremonies have taken place in the different countries participating in the contest. Children and young participants have received their gifts rewarding their creative work in the discipline of the storytelling.

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We inaugurate a new stage We inaugurate a new stage

We inaugurate a new stage

We have made a renovation inside and out with a firm goal on our horizon: to achieve more and better commitment. We begin this new period keeping our essence and, for this reason, we want to stay focused on the main lines of action that, from the beginning, have guided our steps.

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Visit to the Asociacion Pan y Amor in Nicaragua Visit to the Asociacion Pan y Amor in Nicaragua

Visit to the Asociacion Pan y Amor in Nicaragua

Last February, one of the centers of Asociacion Pan y Amor, located in Nicaragua, received the visit of MAPFRE’s Insurance CEO in the country. Both were able to see first hand the progress of the project “Educating children without a chance on education, street vendors children”.

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FANA turns 43 helping children in Bogota FANA turns 43 helping children in Bogota

FANA turns 43 helping children in Bogota

FANA, Foundation for the Support of Abandoned Children, celebrated its 43 Anniversary dedicating itself to the integral protection of children. Since 1971, more than 14,000 children have received direct assistance from the Foundation and, out of them, 10,000 already have a family.

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